Charged and ready to grow

 

 

Gardening with RuthWow! What a month we have had. I love a good electrical storm and we had a few in September. But the atmosphere is now clear and charged and the nitrogen in the soil is activated.

We have planted out into the garden a month earlier than last year, so I hope we do not get any late frosts in October.
There are now courgette, gem squash, chilli, peas, tomatoes and parsnip happily nestled into the newly dug and fertilized soil. The cliffs kidney potatoes are starting to shoot and will need to be mounded up soon.
There are more tomatoes, watermelon, beans, peas, cucumber and lettuce coming away in the glasshouse and will be ready for planting in the next couple of weeks.
Make sure that there is plenty of compost and sheep pellets in your spring garden. Also a spray with a liquid fertilizer helps to make the plants stronger and less likely to get any diseases.
A trick to help your new plants to ‘take off’ is to soak in a solution of liquid manure just before planting them out.

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